Professor in Healthcare Education

Cardiff University - School of Healthcare Sciences

The Professor in Healthcare Education role in the School of Healthcare Sciences is an exciting new position that will lead, develop and strategically shape the School’s education portfolio.

The School of Healthcare Sciences at Cardiff University has embarked on an ambitious strategic plan to build on its excellent reputation as the largest provider of healthcare education in the UK, enhancing and developing its portfolio to meet stakeholder needs.  Our vision is to create an education portfolio that meets workforce needs and an education experience for every student – undergraduate, postgraduate and research - that is inspiring, supportive and challenging in order that Cardiff Healthcare Sciences graduates are renowned as caring professionals, continually in demand for the quality of their knowledge and skills.
We are seeking an experienced scholar who can demonstrate educational leadership and innovation at professorial level.  The appointed person will be an innovative academic committed to delivering the highest quality pedagogy across our healthcare disciplines. They will identify and lead opportunities for curriculum innovations and enhancements whilst undertaking and leading educational research, pedagogical evaluation and scholarly activity, leading to publications in high quality national and international professional and scholarly journals.
The role holder will also be required to take on the role of Deputy Head of School for an initial 3-year term and would have demonstrable experience working at this level, leading School strategic initiatives.  As Deputy Head, the role holder will be a member of the School’s Senior Executive Team and responsible for overseeing the Education and Students portfolio working in close collaboration with the other Deputy Heads of School, and the Education and Students Directors, to ensure the effective delivery of the School, College and University’s education strategy. The role holder will be required to provide strategic direction to establish and enhance effective innovative, interdisciplinary education of all taught programmes and ensure high-quality delivery and organisation.  

Further information about the position including the full Deputy Head of School role description can be found at:

This is a full time position of 35 hours per week (1 FTE)
The Deputy Head role will have an indicative workload allocation of 700 hours and include an annual, pensionable management allowance. 

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.

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